Austrian No. 1 Jurgen Melzer looks forward to his match against Evegeny Korolev and the next three days of action in a potential tricky weekend for his team in Astana.
Andrey Golubev, who was named Kazakhstan's No.1 singles player at the draw ahead of the higher-ranked Mikhail Kukushkin, will get play underway for the hosts on Friday. He reflects on what he knows about opponent Andreas Haider-Maurer and the form of his team.
Andrey Golubev (KAZ) - 31/1/2013
Jurgen Melzer (AUT) - 31/1/2013